January 2006 by StaffExcerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Officials for the largest gold producing company in the world claimed a significant legal victory over environmentalists who they accused of abusing the appeals process to thwart mining in Nevada.
- Conversion charts and tables
- Solutions to anti-mining efforts
Operators of the Montana Tunnels mine about 25 miles south of Helena have final approval to expand it.
Unquestionably, the events of January 20, 2009, highlighted the news of the past month as on that date, the “torch of leadership” of America passed from the departing George W. Bush and into the hands of the 44th President, Barack Obama.
Hills and mountains that contain gold deposits will weather and erode over a long period of time, and the eroded material will move slowly downhill. Frost wedging and roots are two of several agents that can cause bedrock to be fractured and...
I knew the nuggets got into the nugget patch somehow, I just had to figure out how and from what direction they came.
A 1933 Double Eagle gold coin that never went into circulation—but triggered decades of intrigue—is being sold by the federal government at auction this summer. Experts predict it could sell for millions.
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